As a global HR specialist, what are the cross-cultural challenges you may face in attempting to use HR best practice as a performance intervention in a multinational context? Critically evaluate this question by drawing from the appropriate academic literatures to justify relevance and effectiveness of the HRM/OB tools under consideration.
Consider the following frame of reference
• Introduction (200 to 300 words)
The theoretical and changing HRM landscape – e.g., the move from Personnel Management to HRM/SHRM, models of HRM e.g., Soft/Hard, Best Fit, RBV and HR Best Practices.
• Performance management
Significance of HR best practices and organisational behaviour (OB) tools in assisting managers coping with cross-cultural challenges/dynamics within a MNC. Consider of the following HR best practices in Performance Management (what is the performance management? ,why the organisation use the performance management? and how to use performance management ex 360 feedback and BSC balance scorecard and when thy use that ex monthly or quarterly?)
• Assumptions underpinning the way in which HR best practices are being propagated within a MNC, particularly in different cross-cultural environments.
The influence of culture vis-a-vis the ‘enactment’ of HR best practices and the attendant OB theoretical tools in the management of individuals and the organisation – tease out the complexities, cultural tensions and mitigation associated with implementation of HR best practice in a MNC.
Conclusion 300 words